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Elevating UX Design: The PHARM Interface

At Playcompass Entertainment, we pride ourselves on staying at the forefront of technological advancements and research. Our very own Lazaros Vrysis, alongside other esteemed researchers, recently co-authored a paper that sheds light on the intricacies of user experience (UX) design in the context of the PHARM Interface. This article aims […]


Harnessing AI for Audiovisual Content Authentication

In today’s digital age, the authenticity of media content is of paramount importance. With the proliferation of easy-to-use editing tools, the manipulation of multimedia assets, such as images, audio, and video, has become increasingly prevalent. This raises concerns about the credibility of the information being disseminated, especially in the realm […]


Tackling Online Hate: Detecting Racist and Xenophobic Speech

In today’s digital age, the rapid and uncontrolled spread of hate speech on online platforms is a growing concern. The internet, especially social media, has become a breeding ground for such harmful content, which not only affects individuals but also has broader societal implications. A recent study titled “How to […]


Pioneering Live Broadcasting

At Playcompass Entertainment, we’ve always been at the forefront of media innovation. Continuing our tradition of pushing boundaries, we’re thrilled to talk about a cutting-edge multimodal framework designed for Web-TV automations. A recent study, which is co-authored by our software specialist, Lazaros Vrysis, presents a groundbreaking system is set to […]


Tackling Hate Speech: Introducing the PHARM Interface

In today’s digital age, social media platforms have become the modern-day soapbox, allowing everyone to voice their opinions. But with this newfound freedom comes a dark side: the rise of hate speech. As the digital world grapples with this challenge, the PHARM project emerges as a beacon of hope, focusing […]


Multimodal AI: Audio-Driven Speaker Diarization

In the realm of multimedia content, the ability to accurately identify and segment different speakers is crucial. Our very own Lazaros Vrysis, in collaboration with esteemed researchers, has recently co-authored a paper that delves into a novel approach for speaker diarization, specifically tailored for TV news content. The Core of […]


Pushing the Boundaries of Machine Listening: Speech Emotion Recognition

As pioneers in the field of machine listening, we’re always on the lookout for groundbreaking research that can shape the future of our industry. Today, we’re thrilled to share insights from a recent scientific article co-authored by one of our very own team members. The study, titled “Continuous Speech Emotion […]


Developing SoundMaster

The development of SoundMaster started in 2010. The following video demonstrates a small fraction of the thousands of hours of coding, testing and debugging…


MoJo-MATE: Revolutionizing Mobile Journalism with AI

The digital age has transformed journalism, with Mobile Journalism (MoJo) emerging as a powerful framework that leverages smart mobile devices for news reporting. While MoJo offers unparalleled flexibility and immediacy, there’s a pressing need for an integrated computing environment that caters to both professional and citizen journalists. Addressing this gap, […]


Harnessing the Power of Gamification: A Deep Dive into “MAthE the Game”

At Playcompass Entertainment, we’ve always believed in the transformative power of gamification. It’s not just about playing; it’s about learning, evolving, and making a real-world impact. Today, we’re thrilled to spotlight a scientific article that not only aligns with our core beliefs but also has a direct connection to our […]


Revolutionizing Motion Estimation: The BLU-ME Approach

In the ever-evolving world of digital video processing, the accuracy of motion estimation plays a pivotal role in determining the quality of the final output. Lazaros Vrysis, in collaboration with esteemed researchers, has recently co-authored a paper that introduces a novel approach to block-matching motion estimation, termed as the BLock […]


Advancements in Motion Estimation: Precision Meets Computer Vision

At Playcompass Entertainment, we pride ourselves on staying at the forefront of technological advancements. Our team is always eager to explore and integrate the latest research findings into our projects. Today, we’re excited to discuss a recent scientific article that delves deep into the realm of computer vision, specifically focusing […]



The task of general audio detection and segmentation based in means of machine learning is a high-demanding procedure nowadays. Relevant works in the last decade aim at modeling audio in order to conduct a semantics analysis and a high-level categorization. A generic strategy that would detect audio events as means […]


Decoding Environmental Sounds with Machine Learning

We’re back with another exciting piece of research that aligns perfectly with our passion for machine listening. Today, we’re diving into a scientific article titled “Machine Learning Algorithms for Environmental Sound Recognition: Towards Soundscape Semantics.” Authored by Vasileios Bountourakis, Lazaros Vrysis, and George Papanikolaou, this study offers a fresh perspective […]


Indroducing iSMARTer

iSMARTer is a mobile app that provides a suite of professional-grade audio and acoustic analysis tools for smartphones and tablets. The app offers sound level monitoring, real-time time-frequency analysis, reverberation time and impulse response measurements, whereas feature-based intelligent content analysis is deployed in terms of long-term audio events detection and […]